Reproductive justice and the Gender Recognition Panel

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News that the Gender Recognition Panel is delaying and possibly denying legal gender recognition for a trans person because they had children whilst trans is deeply concerning. The Gender Recognition Act does not require a trans person from abstaining from sexual activity, side effects reproductive or otherwise. This news represents a potentially unlawful and clear violation… Read more »

HIV and the trans community

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Today is World Aids Day, a time to remember those lost to HIV/Aids and to reflect on our responsibilities to those living with HIV/Aids and to educate ourselves and our communities about safer sex and harm reduction. Jess Bradley writes: <content note: sex, sex work, drug use, medicalisation, injections, mental health, sexual assault> Like a… Read more »

On Regret

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There’s a big urban myth about transition regret. The myth is that ‘most people regret transitioning’, and it’s often used by medical professionals, particularly those who are inexperienced or ignorant regarding trans healthcare, to refuse trans people treatment. Loz Webb writes. This myth is also exploited by the cis media in order to run shock… Read more »

Trans Ageing: Future Research Directions

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Yesterday Jess Bradley from Action for Trans Health attended “The future of LGBT ageing: Rethinking research directions” at The University of Manchester, and helped run a session on trans ageing. This article briefly discusses some of the issues that older trans people face and suggests some area for future research which has been identified by Action… Read more »

GP Shitlist

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Have you had a bad experience with your GP? Do you want to check out whether anyone has made complaints to us about your GP in the past? Action for Trans* Health are producing a “shitlist” of GPs to avoid for trans* people to avoid. If you have had a bad experience with your GP… Read more »

Upcoming Event: Activist Training Day in Brighton

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Interested in trans healthcare activism and want to find out more? Thinking about setting up a trans healthcare campaign? Want to meet other awesome trans activists? Come join Action for Trans Health for our activist training day in Brighton on Saturday 4th of October.  The day will be split into two halves. The first half will cover getting a group… Read more »

Statement on Racism, Cultural Appropriation and Safer Spaces

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This statement has been written to formalise Action for Trans Health’s position, viagra aspirations, and commitments regarding problems of racism and cultural appropriation within the UK trans community. It will go on to form an integral part of a wider safer-spaces policy for the organisation. Action for Trans Health seeks to be a safe space… Read more »

Statement on potential trans-inclusion in Stonewall

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As many people in the trans-o-sphere are aware, store today Stonewall met with a group of trans professionals, discount campaigners and activists to discuss the possibilities of trans-inclusion within Stonewall. Historically, Stonewall England have been very firm about not wanting to allow trans people a voice within their organisation. They have also actively excluded trans… Read more »